Monday, 15 March 2010

Modification Monday: Ballerina


Original Pattern: Bunny

Knitter Extraordinaire: Serena (Rav Id)

Mods: Serena used the body of the bunny pattern but turned it into a ballerina doll, by changing the colours to reflect a person in a pink ballerina costume, including grafting on a 'tutu', adding a tambourine, and a hairstyle that was similar to the one her daughter wears in ballet class. Project page is here.

What Makes This Awesome: I love that this little ballerina is so personalized- it's a replica of the costumes, props, and hairstyles worn by her daughter and the other little girls in her daughter's ballet class. I'm sure every kid would love a doll that is knitted to look just like them, doing the same things that they love to do! This is such a great gift idea. And seriously- look how cute that ballerina is!!

12 comments:

Rebecca said...

thats so sweet!! i love her tambourine

Allison said...

This is extremely cute. The hairdo is my favorite part :)

Sarah said...

Oh so cute, I love this.

fridica said...

Brilliant! I love both the idea and the execution! I've been toying (no pun intended) with the idea of trying to make my first knitted toy, this is definitely an encouragement! : )

Hilary said...

That is just about the cutest thing I have ever seen. I think my cousin's daughters need some of these!!

Maryse said...

This is so adorable! I like that it can do the split!

Monique said...

Too cute!

weezalana said...

Adorable! Love the way she did the shoes!

Kristen said...

Oh so cute!

CanarySanctuary said...

Wow - I love the action shots!

Luisa said...

Love the ballerina. Just came across your blog today love your knits.

The Professional Bridesmaid said...

Oh this is too cute for words!